Posts tagged success
Review of the Year's Best: My Advice to Graduates: Don't Waste A Crisis

As we close the page on 2018, we take one last look at some of the best articles published on this platform this year. This one talks about how crisis is an opportunity.

A crisis is a terrible thing to waste. This final installment in the Advice to Graduates series addresses the subject of crisis: what it is, and how to handle it, when (not if) it comes.

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How to Break a Bad Habit

In today’s information age, the principles of success are the worst kept secret, but knowing and doing live in different time zones. The cultivation of effective habits helps us build a bridge from knowing to doing, so that we can leverage our knowledge and skills to accomplish our goal.

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How to Secure Your Job Amidst Robots and AI

Automation’s ability to increase productivity comes at a human cost: unemployment. For, if not as many people are needed to meet business demand, what happens to their jobs? They simply go away. The scale and speed at which technology evolves means that this is a problem that everyone will likely confront at some point in their career. What, then, can you do to protect your career from the encroachment of (artificially) intelligent machines? I have a few ideas…

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Part 2: Aptitude - the Missing Piece in How to Win

You have heard the saying that “hard work beats talent, but only if talent doesn’t work hard.” If talent works hard, hard work (attitude) alone cannot beat it. This is why I believe aptitude is the missing piece in our discussion of how to win. To reach the top, it is important to maintain a winning attitude, but it is also necessary to have the aptitude to accomplish your goal.

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